Agent Details

Eckersley White

Tel: 023 9255 3636


A very rare opportunity to purchase a character semi-detached home offering first floor sea views and pleasant outlook over the Browndown gorse land.


* Character three bedroom semi with extended accommodation * Three first floor bedrooms, two with sea views* Conservatory * Downstairs W.C and first floor bathroom * Garage plus ample off road parking * Large utility room * Good size rear garden * Double glazing and gas central heating * Bayhouse school catchment *


Thoroughly recommended *

Agents note:
Number 18 Portsmouth Road offers a rarely available opportunity to purchase a single dwelling character seafront home. Whilst many of the older properties along Lee-On-The-Solent front have been demolished to make way for blocks of apartments, this end of Portsmouth Road retains many of its original buildings. The accommodation at 18 Portsmouth Road will suit a family, with three first floor bedrooms plus bathroom and separate W.C. The owners have extended the ground floor accommodation to provide a large utility room which could double as an office or other useful space. There is a garage to the front and ample off road parking plus a unique workshop/summerhouse in the rear garden which could, again have a number of different uses. Eckersley White have no hesitation in recommending this rarely available opportunity

Proceeding away from Lee-On-The-Solent High Street and out on the seafront road and proceed in an easterly direction along Marine Parade East. Continue along Portsmouth Road and past the dinghy park and follow the road until number 18 can be found on the end opposite Browndown gorse land.


The Accommodation Comprises: 
Outer porch door with sliding patio door and from there access to:

Timber Front Door:
Providing access to:

Entrance Hall
The entrance hall has been finished with Karndean plank effect flooring and has a stripped spindle &  balustrade staircase leading to the first floor. There is an under-stair storage cupboard, wall mounted thermostat, radiator and original features such as a stained glass window to the living room. 

Living Room/Diner: 20'6 (6.25m) x 12'(3.66m Living Room) x 10' (3.05m Dining Area)   
A spacious room with a double glazed window to the front that overlooks Portsmouth Road and Browndown gorse land. There are two radiators, picture rail, fitted gas coal effect fire in a timber surround with marble style hearth and, at the rear double glazed doors lead out to the conservatory.

Conservatory: 15'4 x 7'10  (4.67m x 2.39m)
This room offers a vista over the rear garden, is of brick cavity construction and set on a tiled floor. There is a radiator, television point., light with fan and double glazed door leading out to a patio area. 

Kitchen: 14'3 x 8'5 (4.34m x 2.57m)
The kitchen has been refitted with a range of wall and base units. Roll top work surfaces feature a single drainer stainless steel sink unit and gas hob with concealed cooker hood above. There is also fitted electric oven. There are glazed display cabinets and cornice lighting. The dishwasher is integrated and to remain, the flooring throughout is Karndean, there is a useful under-stair larder style cupboard and useful corner shelving. Alongside the double glazed rear window and there is space for a bistro style table and chairs. The hot water boiler is housed within a coordinating kitchen cupboard.  A partially glazed door leads to the;

Utility Room: 17'5 x 7'8 (5.31m x 2.34m)
This room could have a number of other uses, but is currently set up as a utility room by the present owners.. There are fitted base units, radiator and a single drainer sink unit plus plumbing for a washing machine and associated space. There is a deep built in cupboard, double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and a door providing access out.

Comprising of high level W.C., radiator and double glazed window to the rear.

On the First Floor

The landing provides access to a loft space via a hatch and the size of the attic does suggest there is scope to extend subject o the relevant permission. The landing is of pleasant shape and style and has a double glazed window to the side and picture rail. 

Bedroom One: 14' x 11' (4.27m x 3.35m)
This bedroom offers a Solent and isle of Wight view and across the Browndown gorse land via a double glazed bow window. There is a radiator, picture rail, original corner cupboard and fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Two: 11'10 x 10'10 (3.61m x 3.3m)
With a double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator, original fitted corner cupboard  which houses the hot water cylinder and picture rail.

Bedroom Three: 7'10 x 7'6 (2.39m x 2.29m)
A pleasant room with two double glazed windows, one to the front and one to the side. offering another aspect on the pleasant views. There is a picture rail and radiator and the owners have a double underbed that this room will accommodate.

Bathroom: 7' x 5'7 (2.13m x 1.7m)
Refitted and comprising of panel bath with fitted chrome shower on a coordinating riser, and glass screen.
Pedestal wash hand basin, chrome ladder style radiator, fitted mirror and Karndean flooring. Double glazed window to rear, 

Separate W.C.:  
Comprising of W.C., tiled walls, double glazed window to the side and radiator.

The front of  the property has been laid for convenience to block paving and offers off road parking. There are boundary enclosures and an area of flowers and shrubs. 

Garage: 15'8 x 8' (4.78m x 2.44m)
With vehicular doors to the front, power and light and courtesy door to the rear.

Rear Garden:
The rear garden is a particular feature of the property having a good size area of lawn with stepping stone pathway and deep flower and shrub beds. There are timber boundary enclosures and a large patio immediately behind the house. There are external power points (also located to the front).
At the very rear of the garden is a unique workshop/summerhouse which could  have a multitude of uses depending on the new owners requirements. This room does feature power and light. There is also a timber shed to one side. 

Council Tax Band: C

Current Energy Performance Certificate: D55

Floor Area:1097.92 sq ft.  (102m2)



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